Dear John ends Avatar’s box office dominance


After an 8 week run, Avatar ends its domination at #1 at the box office. Adding its domestic gross of $630 million to its 1.5 billion, Avatar my have slipped from #1 but continues with world-wide domination a 2.2 billion. Romantic drama Dear John, was able to de-throne James Cameron’s juggernaut with a $32 million opening weekend. Avatar still boasts impressive numbers after two months with $23 million. Big movie openings this coming weekend from Wolfman and Valentine’s Day will also contribute to the end of Avatar dominance in the box office.

This Wk Title Dist. Weekend Gross Cumulative
1   Dear John Sony Pictures Releasing $32,400,000 $32,400,000 1  
2   Avatar 20th Century Fox $23,600,000 $630,093,000 8  
3   From Paris With Love Lionsgate $8,120,000 $8,120,000 1  
4   Edge of Darkness Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution $7,005,000 $29,097,000 2  
5   Tooth Fairy 20th Century Fox Distribution $6,500,000 $34,333,000 3  

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